As most of us know, Kodi is an open-source software media center that allows you to access a wide range of video and music content on your Tv, PC, laptop, mobile, etc. Here is a simple step by step guide to install Kodi on Firestick.
Kodi is a well-known video streaming platform that delivers pirated content from various streaming platforms. You can find movies, songs, web series, and everything on Kodi.
It also allows you to organize a media library of your own. It also helps you download the required content and store it to watch it later.
You can install Kodi on your Laptop or PC very simply. However, installing Kodi on your TV might be a little tough as it isn’t available on Amazon Appstore.
Here are a few simple procedures you need to follow to install Kodi on your Firestick TV. There is no need to root your device.
Install Kodi on Firestick directly
Step 1: Go to device settings.
Click the ‘Menu‘ button on your remote and select ‘My Fire TV.’ These device settings help you control app installation permissions.
Step 2: Among the options you see on the screen, select ‘Developer options.’
Step 3: Click on ‘Apps from Unknown Sources‘ and turn this option ON.
Step 4: Get the ‘Downloader‘ app from Amazon Appstore. You have to use this app to install Kodi on Firestick. You have to install the ‘Downloader‘ app in Firestick TV and allow the permissions it asks for.
Step 5: In the ‘Downloader‘ app, enter the URL http://www.kodi.tv/download and select Go.
Step 6: Now, you have to select the ‘Android app‘ since the Amazon Firestick used the Android operating system.
Step 7: You will see different options for Kodi android app versions. Select the 32-bit option to install as it best works with Firestick TV.
Step 8: Check the access permission required by Kodi and if you agree, click on ‘Install.‘
Step 9: Once you install Kodi on Firestick, you can use it just like any other app on your Firestick TV. You can now delete the Kodi installation file to free up some space in the Firestick TV by clicking on the ‘Delete‘ option on the screen.
Step 10: Launch the Kodi app on your Firestick TV. It asks your permission to access device media and files. Click on ‘Allow‘ to continue.
Step 11: Kodi app is now available for your use. You can customize your Kodi app according to your taste by installing add-ons. You can also share the media files.
Note: Kodi app is not available in Amazon Appstore, and that’s why you install Kodi on Firestick via a third-party app. It might cause some security issues and also lead to malfunctioning of the Firestick TV. So consider these factors also before installing Kodi on Firestick TV.
This is the most simple and easy way to install Kodi on your Amazon FireStick TV. Here are two more methods you can use to install Kodi.
Installing Kodi using ES File Explorer
ES File Explorer is a very famous file manager app used on different android and streaming devices. You can use ES File Explorer to download and install Kodi on Firestick TV. The steps are almost similar to the one mentioned above.
Step 1: First, allow your Firestick TV to install Apps from unknown sources inside Fire Tv settings.
Step 2: Now, download and install the ES File Explorer app, allow the permissions it asks for, and open it.
Step 3: On the screen’s left side, click on ‘Tools‘ and select ‘Download Manager.’
Step 4: Click on the option ‘New‘ on the screen, and you will be asked to enter the URL.
Step 5: Type this URL http://www.kodi.tv/download and click on ‘Next.’
Step 6: Type a file name and select ‘Download Now‘ and wait for the file to download.
Step 7: Open the downloaded file and install it by allowing the required permissions by the app.
Step 8: Now, you can use the Kodi app on your Firestick TV and can make any changes if you want.
Installing Kodi using Appstarter
There is one more method using which you can install Kodi on Firestick. There is an app called ‘Appstarter,’ you need to download from the ‘Downloader‘ app. The ‘Downloader’ app is available in the Amazon Appstore. Once you download the ‘Appstarter App’ install it by following the steps mentioned above.
After installing, when you open ‘Appstarter,’ you can see an option to ‘Install‘ next to Kodi on the screen. Click on that option, and the Kodi app will be downloaded.
Now, install it as explained in the previous methods, and once the installation is finished, you can use the app as you want. When you use the Kodi app on Firestick or any other device, it is recommended to use a VPN.
Even though using Kodi is completely legal, what you can access on Kodi might be illegal. Also, free streaming services and add-ons are usually hosted by insecure services. So it’s good to use a VPN for security and avoid any kind of data theft.
These were a few tricks using which you can install Kodi on Firestick. Once you install Kodi on your Amazon Firestick TV, you can enjoy all the streaming without any cost.
I hope at least one of these methods helped you. Keep reading the articles on this site.